Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
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Nemanja Djurisic, a 6-foot-8, 235-pound power forward from South Kent (Conn.), verbally committed to Georgia, as first reported by Alex Kline of The Recruit Scoop.
South Kent coach Kelvin Jefferson said Djurisic, originally from Montenegro, also had offers from N.C. State, Arizona State, ECU, Minnesota, Kansas State and Utah. He averaged 18 points and nine rebounds.
“Nemi really enjoyed the coaching staff at Georgia,” Jefferson said by text. “The facilities were top notch and he feels that he has a chance to compete for minutes on a team that has a chance to be very good.
“Nemi is a very skilled four man. He can score and rebound in the paint or he can stretch defenses with his ability to shoot the three.”
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Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.